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Lot 13 - [Americana] (Key, Francis Scott)

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[Americana] (Key, Francis Scott)
Star Spangled Banner

Philadelphia: J.G. Klemm, no date (ca. 1823). First Philadelphia reissue. 4to. 4 pp. Engraved illustrated sheet music. Contemporary ink stamp of Philadelphia music seller Swift & Wilson, bottom second page; scattered foxing; split at bottom. BAL 11080, p. 247; Filby & Howard, S-12; Dichter & Shapiro p. 246 C; not in Sabin

First reissue of the first Philadelphia printing, produced from the same plates as the first printing. Originally published by A. Bacon & Co., ca. 1814-16. Early editions of The Star Spangled Banner are scarce.

Sold for $1,197
Estimated at $500 - $800


 

Philadelphia: J.G. Klemm, no date (ca. 1823). First Philadelphia reissue. 4to. 4 pp. Engraved illustrated sheet music. Contemporary ink stamp of Philadelphia music seller Swift & Wilson, bottom second page; scattered foxing; split at bottom. BAL 11080, p. 247; Filby & Howard, S-12; Dichter & Shapiro p. 246 C; not in Sabin

First reissue of the first Philadelphia printing, produced from the same plates as the first printing. Originally published by A. Bacon & Co., ca. 1814-16. Early editions of The Star Spangled Banner are scarce.

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